Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Renata Scotto, Joyce DiDonato & Luciano Pavarotti Headline Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams in April

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its next two weeks of streams, which include a plethora of famed opera stars and classic productions. The company will also showcase the premiere stream of the 1987 “Turandot.” The first week’s theme will be From Page to Screen while the second will be will Once Upon a Time. Here is a breakdown. Week 56 {…}

Anna Netrebko, Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann, Russell Thomas, Elīna Garanča, Joyce DiDonato Headline Royal Opera House’s 2021-22 Season

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden has announced new plans for its 2021-22 season, the first full season by the company since 2019. There will five world premieres from The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera. The opera will open with a production of “Rigoletto” directed by Oliver Mears with Antonio Pappano conducting and Carlos Álvarez in the title role. He {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Renée Fleming Headline Week 53 of Met Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the 53rd straight week of nightly streams, which will feature a program dedicated to viewers’ choice winners. Here is a round-up of the operas that audiences will be able to stream throughout the week. Monday, March 15 – Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann Starring Anna Netrebko, Kathleen Kim, Ekaterina Gubanova, Kate Lindsey, Joseph Calleja, and Alan Held, conducted {…}

PBS to Broadcast ‘Met Stars Live in Concert’ Performances Featuring Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, Angel Blue, Sonya Yoncheva

PBS has announced that it will be broadcasting the Met Opera’s “Met Stars Live in Concert series” throughout 2021. All performances will be presented on PBS (check local listings for more details). Kicking off the year-long series will be Renée Fleming’s concert from Washington D.C., in which she performed music by Puccini, Massenet, Korngold, and Handel, among others. Broadcast Date: {…}

Leontyne Price, Mirella Freni, Anna Netrebko, Luciano Pavarotti Headline Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams in March 2021

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its next two weeks of streams, which include a plethora of famed opera stars. There will also be some premiere streams of classic telecasts. The first week of March will be dedicated to celebrating Women’s History Month while the second will focus on Verismo works. Here is a breakdown. Week 51 – Celebrating Women’s History {…}

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Mirella Freni, Angela Gheorghiu, Renée Fleming, Anna Netrebko Headline Next 2 Weeks of Met Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of its streaming slate. One week will be dedicated to iconic productions of director Franco Zeffirelli with the second week dedicated to baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky who passed away back in 2017, leaving behind a legacy of Met HD recordings. Week 49– Franco Zeffirelli Week Monday, February 15 – Puccini’s La Bohème Starring {…}

Peter Gelb Reveals Future Plans for Metropolitan Opera’s Upcoming Seasons

With the Metropolitan Opera’s Live concert series continuing this week, General Manager Peter Gelb recently spoke with several artists separately via Zoom and revealed numerous future productions and engagements for many of the singers. In his conversation with Sonya Yoncheva, Gelb noted that the diva will perform a new production of “Fedora,” as well as revivals of “Madama Butterfly,” “The {…}

Anna Netrebko, Golda Schultz & Yusif Eyvazov Headline Salzburg Easter Festival’s Revamped Season

The Salzburg Easter Festival has modified its 2021 program. The company announced that due to COVID-19 restrictions, a new program featuring artists originally announced would be presented. The festival is set to open with a Choral Concert conducted by Christian Thielemann with Golda Schultz, Szilvia Vörös, Sebastian Kohlhepp, Alexander Tsymbalyuk, and the Bachchor Salzburg. The concert will feature music by {…}